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Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica. Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) 1911-1914.
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The Spirit of Mawson AAE 2013-2014 is divided into two legs, The first focuses on the Australasian subantarctic islands. On the second leg a longer, the voyage will head south, deep into the Southern Ocean to Antarctica.
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Shokalski, the expedition vessel. Science and adventure will be combined, repeating century old measurements to discover and communicate the environmental changes taking place in the south.
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Video trailer of the AAE 2013-14
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Chris Turney receiving the replica gear for the expedition.
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Chris Turney and Chris Fogwill doing fieldwork on Antarctica.
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Australian science and adventure celebrating Mawson Centenary

Posted: Aug 14, 2013 10:49 am EDT

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(By Correne Coetzer, updated Aug 30, 2013 06:33 pm EDT here)  Australian Polar scientists, Chris Turney and Chris Fogwill, of the University of New South Whales, together with Antarctic veteran geologist and mountaineer, Greg Mortimer, are leading a research expedition on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic oceanography, climate and biology at the end of the year. Marking the centenary of the main science program undertaken by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) led by Douglas Mawson, science and adventure will be...

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